Continuing Education

Julie Brooks

Julie Brooks

Julie Brooks attended NC State University for 3 years studying zoology and the life sciences before deciding to explore her passion for the arts. Brooks graduated in 2002 with a BFA in Metal Design and a minor in anthropology from East Carolina University, studying with Robert Ebendorf and Linda Darty. After 3 years working as a bench jeweler for Atlanta based enamelist Ricky Frank, she attended graduate school and received an MFA in Artisanry, concentration in Jewelry/Metals, from UMASS Dartmouth in 2008.

Julie has taught at Santa Fe Community College, Pullen Arts Center, Cary Arts Center, NC State University Crafts Center, Winthrop University, UMASS Dartmouth and creates in her home studio. She exhibits nationally and has been published in 1000 Rings, The Art of Enameling, 500 Wedding Rings, and Humor in Craft.